Free Online Practice Test – Quiz on Indian Polity -1

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1) Which of the following is correct regarding the Indian Constitution?
The first effort at drafting a Dominion Status Constitution for India was made in response to the
3) Who among the following is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?
The nationalist demand for a Constituent Assembly was for the first time conceded by the British Government, though indirectly and with reservations in the:
5) Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?
Under whom among the following was the first draft of the Constitution of India prepared in October 1947 by the advisory branch of the office of the Constituent Assembly?
Which of the following items is wrongly matched?
8) Consider the following statements. The Indian Constitution is :
(1) unwritten Constitution.

(2) written Constitution.

(3) largely based on Government of India Act, 1935
9) The office of Governor General of India was created by:
10) The Constituent Assembly was set up :
11) Which of the following are the principal features of Government of India Act, 1919?
1. Introduction of dyarchy in the executive government of the provinces.

2. Introduction of separate communal electorate for Muslims.

3. Devolution of legislative authority by the Centre to the Provinces.

4. Expansion and reconstitution of Central and Provincial Legislatures.
12) The Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met on
13) Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?
Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?
Which of the following proved to be the most short lived of all the British constitutional experiments in India?
Who among the following was the Chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?
17) Which one of the following statements is correct?
The demand for the Constituent Assembly was put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at its session held at :
19) Which of the following statements is/are not correct about the Objectives Resolution?
I. It was moved by Jawaharlal Nehru in the Constituent Assembly.

II. It called for just rights for minorities.

III. It formed the basis for the chapter on Fundamental Rights.

IV. It called for the establishment of a socialist and secular polity.
20) Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly?
21) The Constitution of India was adopted by the:
22) Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?
23) The Crown took the Government of India into its own hands by
24) The members of the Constituent Assembly were
The Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution:
26) Which of the following statements regarding the Constituent Assembly are true?
1. It was not based on Adult Franchise.

2. It resulted from direct elections.

3. It was a multi-party body.

4. It worked through several Committees.
27) How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?
28) Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?
29) The Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because:
Which one of the following Acts formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time?
31) The Indian Constitution establishes a secular state, meaning:
1. the State treats all religions equally.

2. freedom of faith and worship is allowed to all the people.

3. educational institutions, without exception, are free to impart religious instruction.

4. the State makes no discrimination on the basis of religion in matters of employment.
The Constitution of India divided the states of India in categories A. B. C. and D in the year 1950. In this context which of the following statements is correct?
33) Which among the following is/are the feature (s) of a Federal State?
1. The powers of the Central and the State (Constituent Unit) Governments are clearly laid down

2. It has an unwritten Constitution. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
Which of the following provisions of the Constitution came into force from November 26, 1949 ?

I. Provisions relating to citizenship.

II. Provisions relating to elections.

III. Provisions relating to provisional Parliament.

IV. Fundamental Rights.

By When Mr. Attlee, The Prime Minister of England, announced that the power will be transferred the Indians?
Match the following:

A. July 22, 1947                    1. Adoption of National Song by the Constituent Assembly

B. January 24, 1950            2. Adoption of National Emblem by the Government

C. January 26, 1950            3. Adoption of National Calendar by the Government

D. March 22, 1957               4. Adoption of National Flag by the Constituent Assembly
Which of the following features do not contribute to making the Indian Constitution the bulkiest in the world?

I. Various types of emergencies are considered in detail.

II. It codifies the rights and privileges of the members of Parliament and State Legislatures.

III. It enumerates all types of Indian citizenship and how it can be terminated.

IV. It contains not only a list of fundamental rights but also the restrictions to be placed on them.

38) The idea of the Constitution of India was first of all given by
39) The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by
Match the following:

A. Govt. of India Act, 1919      1. Provincial autonomy

B. Govt. of India Act, 1935      2. Separate Electorate

C. Minto-Morley Reforms       3. Dyarchy

D. Cabinet Mission Plan           4. Constituent Assembly
Which of the following Acts gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?
Match the following:

Committees of Constituent Assembly and its Chairman

A. Drafting Committee                                                                1. Vallabhbhai Patel

B. Committee on Fundamental and Minority Rights     2. Jawaharlal Nehru

 C. Union Constitution Committee                                         3. Kanhiyalal Munshi

D. Working Committee                                                                4. B.R. Ambedkar
Which one among the following is a fundamental duty of citizens under the Constitution of India?
Which of the following was adopted from the MauryaN dynasty in the emblem of Government of India?
45) The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on the pattern of?
46) The design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India in:
Who among the following was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?
When the Constituent Assembly for the Dominion of India reassembled on 31st October, 1947, its reduced membership was:
49) The first session of the Constituent Assembly was held in :
The most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution was exercised by the

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